David Gold explains how he knows West Ham have moved forward

West Ham currently sit in the Premier League top four after a great start to the season.

The Hammers picked up another away victory at the weekend, and David Gold has told the official West Ham website that he knows they are a bigger club now as he expects to get a result when playing away from home.

Co-chairman Gold said: “I believe when we go away from home we are going to get something. I never feel we are going to lose which is a big change and shows how far we have come.”

The Hammers have certainly started their season in great form, with their away from a truly impressive sight.

They have defeated Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Crystal Palace away from the Boleyn Ground, and really should have defeated Sunderland at the Stadium of Light just before the international break.

Their home form has been more questionable, winning just one of four games in East London, but their impressive series of results away from home have led the Hammers into the top four of the Premier League table after nine games.

Some believe that the Irons possess the quality to qualify for Europe at the end of this season, and Gold has admitted that he knows the Hammers are a bigger club than they were due to the belief he now has that West Ham will win away from home.

Gold is heading into away games expecting the Irons to at least pick up a point, and so far they are outperforming even his ambitions, picking up three points on four of five occasions - with three of those games coming against some of the biggest teams in the Premier League.

West Ham certainly are enjoying their start to this season, and if they can continue their impressive form, there should be no doubting that the East London side will qualify for Europe when the season ends next year.

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